Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on January 30th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Clippers-Pistons…Blockbuster trade….Clippers deal F-Blake Griffin (22P-8R)…C-Willie Reed-F-Brice Johnson to Detroit….for F-Tobias Harris (18P-5R)…G-Avery Bradley (15P)…C-Bobb Marjanovic (6P) plus #1-#2 picks.

Clippers…Breakoff contract extension talks with C-DeAndre Jordan-may not deal him before NBA trade deadline and shopping G-Lou Williams in total rebuild mode.

NY Knicks….Likely to suspend C-Jokim Noah for insubordination…had violent argument at practice with Coach Jeff Hornacek.

Clippers-Portland…Tuesday matchup without Blake Griffin.

(College Football)

AP-Poll…1-Villanova…2-Virginia…3-Purdue….4-Duke….5-Michigan Stat

Aztecs…Reeling because of defensive problems….ranked 88th in nation in shooting defense…were 1-5-7 on defense nationally in shooting percentage the prior three years.

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……..(Football)……

New England….Patriots QB-Tom Brady ends weekly interview with flagship station WEEI after morning host insulted his daughter….Station suspended the host.

Patriots..Tom Brady has 12-stitches removed from hand-will practice this week with glove on throwing hand.

Denver…Broncos GM-John Elway says he has ‘ammo’ to trade up in draft to get QB-he wants….Broncos have 5-of-top 105-picks.

Denver…Reportedly putting S-Aqib Taleb on trade block…is owed 23M over next two years.

Atlanta..Rich McKay-head of competition committee will ‘revisit’ catch rule again in off season.

Brett Favre…being sued for 16M for a failed social media company…financing company said Favre group lied to investors about reach and athletes commitments to be involved in social meet group.

NFL…TV revenues dropped 1.2% this year…TV ratings have now dropped 17% over the last two years alone.

CFL…Jim Popp-legendary GM of Toronto Argonauts says league should get rid of its US-protected lists…teams allowed to put 45 players each on list…and then give them low money offers…Popp says it is a deterrent into getting top available players into Canada.

(Coaching)

Carolina…Hires Brady Hoke as DL-coach…ex Aztecs-Michigan-Oregon-Tennessee coach.

Lions..Hire Jeff Davidson-OL coach-ex Broncos-Chargers

Titans..Hire Rob Moore-WR coach-ex Raiders
Titans..Interview Dean Pees-Def Coor job…ex Ravens.

Packers…Darren Perry-DB-coach-resigns.

Carolina….beginning interviews for full-time GM job…Marty Hurney-interim GM….Jimmy Raye-Houston….Ryan Cowder-Tennessee-will be first group.

Tampa Bay…Promote Todd Monken to Off Coor.

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(College)

USC…Announces stadium naming right deal….15Y-75M deal to name LA Coliseum the United Airlines Coliseum…..stadium is 93-years old.

Southeast Louisiana…..Hires Frank Scelfo as head coach…spent 6-years as NFL assistant with Jacksonville-Arizona.

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……..(Baseball)………..

Washington-Miami….Continue trade talks…Nats offering OF-Michael Taylor and minor league P-Eric Fedde for Marlins C-JT Realmuto.

A’s-Royals…Trade….Oakland deals P-Jesse Hahn (3-8) and minor league P-Heath Fellmyer to Royals for P-Ryan Buchter (2.89-ERA) and DH-Brandon Moss (22HR).

Tigers..Sign FA-P-Travis Wood-ex Padres-Royals-Reds-Cubs
Yankees..Sign FA-2B-Danny Espinosa-ex Angels-Nationals..
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Matt Albers-ex Nationals
Giants..Sign OF-Gregor Blanco-ex Arizona
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Neftali Feliz-ex Brewers.
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Brooks Pounders-ex Pirates
Washington..Sign FA-2B-Reid Brigand-ex Houston
Cubs..Sign FA-1B-Effren Navarro-ex Tigers

Mets..Open contract talks with FA-3B-Eduardo Nunez-ex Giants-Red Sox.

(MLB)

Indians…Agree to remove ‘Chief Wahoo’ as team logo effective in 2020 from uniform, stadium and team branding….However club will be allowed to see team logo gear in the stadium.

Giants…Hitting coach Alonzo Powell undergoes Tuesday prostate cancer surgery.

Brewers…ask veteran OF-Ryan Braun to move to first base.

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……..(Hockey)……….

LA Kings-at-Dallas….2nd half of NHL season begins Tuesday night.
Ducks-at-Ottawa….Anaheim opens East coast road trip

NY Islanders…announce will play 20-home games in Nassau Coliseum next year….and 30-at Barclay Center in Brooklyn….Played at Coliseum for 42-years then moved to Brooklyn….now waiting for new arena to be built for 2021 season at Belmont Park race track sight on Long Island.

Calgary…Puts RW-Jaromir Jahr on waivers…had 1-goal in 22-games.

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………..(General)…………

Farmers Insurance Open….Jason Day wins on 6th hole of sudden death playoff on Monday when Alex Noren hits 2nd shot into the water and took a bogey…..11th career win for Day…and 2nd Farmer’s victory.

Roger Federer….Celebrates 20th Grand Slam by winning Australian Open.

MLS….Awards expansion franchise to David Beckham-start up likely in 2020 in interim stadium till new stadium is built in Overtown area.

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